The first TATA STEEL CHESS INDIA, RAPID & BLITZ tournament brings some of the world's strongest chess players and India's strongest players to Kolkata. It consists of a rapid tournament and a blitz tournament
A single 10-player Round Robin played on November 9, 10 and 11, with 3 rounds per day. The time control is 25 minutes for the entire game with an increment of 10 seconds per move.
A double 10-player Round Robin played on November 13 and 14, with 9 rounds per day. The time control is 5 minutes for the entire game with an increment of 3 seconds per move.
Hikaru Nakamura - USA
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Azerbaijan
Levon Aronian – Armenia
Wesley So - USA
Pentala Harikrishna - India
Vidit Gujrathi – India
Surya Shekhar Ganguly - India
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa – India
Nihal Sarin - India